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Near Porterville in Kemper County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chapel Hill Church and Spring

 
 
Chapel Hill Church and Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. Chapel Hill Church and Spring Marker
Inscription.  Est.1874 as a community church called Narkeeta Chapel. Land and nearby spring donated by J. L. Parmer. Reorganized 1890 as Chapel Hill Methodist Church. Present building constructed 1891, remodeled 1976.
 
Erected 1979 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNatural Features. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 32° 41.254′ N, 88° 31.167′ W. Marker is near Porterville, Mississippi, in Kemper County. Marker is at the intersection of Fire Tower Road and Chapel Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Fire Tower Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fire Tower Road, Porterville MS 39352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Electric Mills (approx. 6˝ miles away); John C. Stennis (approx. 9.4 miles away); Rueben Kemper (approx. 9.4 miles
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away); DeKalb (approx. 9.8 miles away); Old Scooba Cemetery (approx. 10.9 miles away); Lauderdale Springs C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 11˝ miles away); Town of Emelle, Alabama (approx. 12.2 miles away in Alabama); Gen. Sam Dale Monument (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Kemper County, Mississippi Gen Web article on the Chapel Hill Church. (Submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Chapel Hill Church and the marker with cemetery behind. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. Chapel Hill Church and the marker with cemetery behind.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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